Call for Petitions: ARIN Board and Advisory Council

Posted: Monday, 17 September 2012

With the announcement of the initial slate of candidates, ARIN opens a call for nominations to the Board of Trustees and Advisory Council through a petition process. In accordance with Article VIII, Section 2.b. of the ARIN Bylaws, any individual, regardless of membership status, may petition to be placed on the ballot for election to the Board of Trustees or Advisory Council by successfully completing the ARIN petition process.

Petition requests must be received by Monday, 24 September 2012. To be considered a candidate, each petitioner must obtain the support of at least 71 eligible Designated Member Representatives from general members in good standing. Petition support must be received by Monday, 8 October 2012. You can read more about the petition process here.

If you are interested in submitting a petition to run for the ARIN Board of Trustees or Advisory Council, please complete the petition form available here at ARIN Election Headquarters.

ARIN will announce the final slate of candidates for the Board of Trustees and Advisory Council on Friday, 12 October. ARIN general members in good standing will be asked to vote for two candidates in the Board election and five in the Advisory Council election, held online October 24 – November 3.


John Curran
President and CEO
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)